Picked up this a couple of months ago and did a maiden today, specs are as follows.
-Eflite power 60
-turnigy 6s 5000mah 15c battery
-A9 with optima 7 receiver
-eflite 46 size retracts
-ds-821's all around
It moved with authority even in the 15-20 mph winds, i was really nervous but once the plane was in the air it felt like i had flown the plane forever, landing was great. Second flight right after take off i did a slow barrel roll and then the winds really started picking up so i decided to land it and plopped it down a little to hard and scrapped up the cowling because of a nose over.
First is my eflite extra 260 480,
it is running all of the recommended electronics and servos were upgraded to hs-65's.
Second is a green models rc dr-1 triplane, the maiden didnt go so well because of wind, it resulted in a broken motor mount, fixed that and underestimated how slow it would go and went into a tip stall and broke the fuselage, it is currently under repair...
The last and most recent purchase is a aeroworks extra 300 60"
it has an eflite power 60 on a 6cell 5000mah zippy lipo, ds821's all around for now, and a cc phoenix ice 75 with an external bec....Continue Reading